Crawler is the boss of stage 2 in Nemesis GB. A similar creature called Crawler X appeared in Gradius ReBirth.
It's weakspot is the core.


Crawler plays The Final Enemy.

Attack Pattern

At the start of the battle, Crawler will fire vector lasers, which grow in size as they reach the left of the screen. It will also release smaller enemies when it has finished firing.
It will eventually attempt to enclose the player in by moving forward, during this time it will continue to release small creatures from it's core, and move rapidly up and down the screen.

Game Boy Gradius games
Ships Vic ViperCoreship
Nemesis (Game Boy) Bosses VolcanoSuper Big CoreZub RushCrawlerMaru MaruStrikerIron Maiden MK 2RecklessMother Computer Z
Gradius: The Interstellar Assault Bosses Infected StatueCore ReactorVolcano CoreKeeper's Core EXGuardian CoreEscape Ship
Organic Bosses
Space Entities NucleusIntruderInvaderPhoenix (Geezer Butler)GoliathBubble EyeWyvernVulture DragonBlizzard CrawlerChimeraGilladorVolleoneBiological OrganismLynyrd SkynyrdTriumph KicksGauGiga
Body Horror AbadonBrain GolemBig EyeGregolMad SkinBrachion EyeBiterBerialHuge HeartCrawler (X) • Infected Statue
Plant Life Choking WeedStinger KidHunter FangGiga's RoseDendrodiumHans Naughty
Living Cores ZylomKiller Dwarf